Dive Brief: A top U.S. Education Department official said last week that the agency is looking at ways to provide support for income-share agreements (ISA), an approach to financing postsecondary education that has gained favor in some quarters by having colleges share risk with students on tuition. During a panel at the annual Reagan Institute Summit on Education, Diane Auer Jones, principal deputy under secretary at the department, said officials there hope to experiment with federal support for ISAs. She warned, however, that such agreements must be designed carefully and may not work for every institution because for some, particularly those with open enrollment, the financing structure would be untenable. Jones was joined on the panel by Chok Leang Ooi, co-founder and CEO at the

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